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LEAFY maintains apical stem cell activity during shoot development in the fern Ceratopteris richardii

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During land plant evolution, determinate spore-bearing axes (retained in extant bryophytes such as mosses) were progressively transformed into indeterminate branching shoots with specialized reproductive axes that form flowers. The LEAFY transcription factor, which is required for the first zygotic cell division in mosses and primarily for floral meristem identity in flowering plants, may have facilitated developmental innovations during these transitions. Mapping the LEAFY evolutionary traje...

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10.7554/eLife.39625

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Plant Sciences
Oxford college:
Queens College; Queens College
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ORCID:
0000-0001-7648-3924
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Di Stilio, SV
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eLife Sciences Publications Publisher's website
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eLife Journal website
Volume:
2018
Issue:
7
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Article: e39625
Publication date:
2018-10-24
Acceptance date:
2018-09-22
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EISSN:
2050-084X
Pubs id:
pubs:921045
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uri:2806958d-ad55-4676-abf7-abfb0477c4bc
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uuid:2806958d-ad55-4676-abf7-abfb0477c4bc
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pubs:921045

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